Seventh Circuit and Illinois Law under the IDEA and Section 504/ADA

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This annotated outline is a compilation of most of the officially and unofficially published special education decisions issued by the Seventh Circuit and the courts in Illinois starting in 1995 and ending with the compiling date of 12/31/12.

Because the primary intended use is for Illinois impartial hearing officers (IHOs), the coverage does not extend to pertinent rulings that are no longer good law or—with limited exceptions—to technical adjudicative issues, such as stay-put and statute of limitations. Moreover, the coverage of the attorneys’ fees cases is only illustrative rather than exhaustive, because they are so numerous and not within the direct province of IHOs.

The case entries are organized in approximate chronological order within common special education categories under the IDEA, starting with eligibility, FAPE, and LRE, and ending with decisions under Section 504 and the ADA.

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APA Citation:   Zirkel, P. (2012).  Seventh Circuit and Illinois law under the IDEA and Section 504/ADA. Washington, DC: National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities.

Author:  Zirkel, Perry A.

Title:  Seventh Circuit and Illinois Law under the IDEA and § 504/ADA.

Year:   2012

Publisher:  National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY)

Pages:  1-18

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